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Graduate Fellowships

Funding Agency / Program



American Association of University Women

American Fellowships / Dissertation Grant

International Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships


US citizen / PR

Foreign nationals

US citizen / PR


November 1, 2020

November 15, 2020

April 15, 2020

American Heart Association

Predoctoral Fellowship


US citizen / PR / J-1/F-1 / E-3 / H1-B/ O-1/ G-4/ TN


August 14, 2019

AT&T Labs

Fellowship / Internship program


US SSN required


Open January 1 until filled

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship


US citizen / PR


Open Fall 2020

Ford Foundation

Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


September 2020

September 2020


PhD Fellowship Program


Worldwide(by nomination)


Begins 3rd week of September 2020

Janelia Graduate Program

Joint Graduate Program 


December 1, 2020

Laura Bassi Scholarship

Laura Bassi Scholarship Program


US citizen / PR /  Nationals


November 25, 2020

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

GEM Fellowship


US citizen / PR (minority)


July 1st- November 15 2020

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) / F31


US citizen / PR


April 8, August 8, December 8, 2020

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for US Graduate Students (EAPSI)


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


October 22-November 2 (exact date depends on discipline – pls check website!!)

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE Fellowships


US citizen / PR


Spring/Summer April 8, 2020- Aug. 31, 2020

Fall/Winter September 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020

Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation

Fellowship for New Americans


US citizen / Naturalized US citizen / PR / DACA


Open April, 2020

SAE International

Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan Program


Citizen of US, Canada, Mexico


March 15, 2020

International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE Scholarships in Optics and Photonics


Student member


February 1, 2021

Tau Beta Pi

TBP Fellowships


TBP Alumnus


February 1, 2021

US Department of Defense

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART)


US citizen / Nationals

A citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom


Open August 3, 2020


Opens August 1, 2020

US Department of Energy

Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)


US citizen / PR

US citizen / PR


May 20, 2020

Pending federal budget resolution

US Department of Justice

Graduate Research Fellowship


US or foreign (must be Degree-granting US Institution)


April 15, 2020

US Environmental Protection Agency

STAR Fellowships


US citizen / PR



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